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Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)

Veszprem, Hungary
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This site is number 1 at Balaton lake

This site is number one in Balaton lake. It is a combination of fantastic landscaping and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
IsraelDavid1
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Savyon
via mobile
Castle area

Cool area with awesome views. Walk out on cliff with Jesus statue. Stop in to coffee shop with... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Robert C
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A charming district intersected by winding medieval streets and filled with quaint houses and grand palaces, shops, restaurants and a variety of interesting museums.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old town” (4 reviews)
“castle hill” (12 reviews)
“great view” (3 reviews)
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Veszprem, Hungary
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This site is number one in Balaton lake. It is a combination of fantastic landscaping and traditional culture

Thank IsraelDavid1
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Cool area with awesome views. Walk out on cliff with Jesus statue. Stop in to coffee shop with charming host, they also have some unique liquor or beer that the local priest makes? I bought beer and berry liquor. They even have their own tea...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The historical buildings are fairly renovated and still in use today. The area has two vantage points, from where one has a nice view over the city.

1  Thank edysch
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth the walk through the Castle District to take in the panoramic views this vantage point offers - look over the rooftops of the town and surrounding hills. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit!

Thank Scuesa
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

you can have a lovely walk on the hill, where there are amazing old buildings. the view is also nice, but other than that there isn't much to see - unless you'd like to visit a museum or two

Thank Dia G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We went to see the center of Veszprém, more precisely the Castle area. It is a really beautiful place with nice old buildings and churches and a fantastic view on the surrounding from the statues of St Stephan and Gizella as well as from the...More

Thank beabrigi
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The view is beautiful You can see the town and over the town Its a nice walk up a hill and its worth it!

Thank Ilaria16112
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Decided to return from Lake Balaton via "fastest route" on satnav, which took us by Veszprem. Decided to visit the city centre, which I knew had a castle. What I had not expected was the extent of the old town area and the views from...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful part of the town, you can walk around on the island under the castle, visit the Margaret ruin, enjoy the flowers and fountains while having a nice coffee. Then climb a few a stairs to visit the Benedek cliff, several museums...More

Thank bettis88
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Signs throughout the town are in Hungarian and English. So despite not speaking Hungarian or German, was able to self guide through the historical buildings. Stopped in the museum and saw the "violin workshop". A craftsman making violins - almost out of a movie!

1  Thank Redtomatobone
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